Arabs Say The Area Is Called The State of Palestine, Jews And Christians Say The State of Israel, Who’s Right

Arabs assert that they are the descendants of Abraham through Ishmael and are therefore entitled to the covenant land of Israel, but this is certainly not the case.

US State Department Policy Change, Judea and Samaria No Longer Considered ‘Occupied’

Friedman, who had strong ties to Israel’s Judea and Samaria region prior to his appointment by Trump, has at times experienced tension with his colleagues at the State Department. In an interview with the Israeli news outlet Walla in late September, Friedman said he believes that the settlements are “part of Israel.”